List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CASTLE (Site of) [Whitehills] Site of Castle
Site of Castle
Site of Castle
New Statl: [Statistical] Account
Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Walker
Mr. Donaldson, Farmer
040 "The foundation of the Castle of Whitehills, which stood on the south side of the Lunan, & considerably higher up than the farm Steading of Kinnell Mill, was dug up by the tenant, whose lease after an occupancy of 43 years terminated in 1811. But it was a ruin in the 17th century, & furnished the materials for building what was called the Stonehouse, in the Kirktown of Kinnell" New Statl. [Statistical] Account.
The Site of this Castle as described by Messrs. Walker & Donaldson, above quoted in the column for authorities, stood at the top of a bank overlooking the Lunan at the place shown on the Examination Trace. The ground at times in course of cultivation is of a different appearance where the Castle stood. The Stonehouse & the Kirktown of Kinnell alluded to in the New Statl: [Statistical] Account with reference to the castle, are Names not used - the former - Stonehouse is not known & the latter could only apply to the Parish Schoolhouse to which it is not adopted as it is never used.

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Co [County] Forfar -- Kinnell Parish

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